Complemetary Feeding Practices Influences of Stunting Children in Buginese Ethnicity

Authors

  • Sirajuddin1,2,6, Saifuddin Sirajuddin3 , Veny Hadju3 , Toto Sudargo4 , Rudy Hartono1,6, Agustian Ipa1,6, Sharifah Intan Zainun Sharif Ishak5

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10563

Keywords:

Feeding Practices, Stunting, Buginese.

Abstract

Background. Breast milk and complementary foods are very influential variables in the nutritional status of

children. The purpose of this study was to determine the risk factors for stunting in the Bugis ethnic group

in Makassar based on breastfeeding factors, complementary foods for breast milk

Method. There is a cross-sectional study in this study. The sample size in this research was 300 subjects

in Makassar City. Enumerators in this study were students of the Applied Nutrition & Dietetic Bachelor

Program in the Nutrition Department of the Health Polytechnic Makassar, Indonesia, and the Nutrition

Department Students at Science University Management. Research ethics was obtained at the Makassar

Health Polytechnic Ethics Commission. Stunting risk factor data analysis with logistic regression test.

Reliability and validity analysis of Bugis ethnic feeding style care with explanatory factor analysis, and

Content Validity. Confirmatory factor analysis with Bartlett’s and The KMO Coefficient.

The results of the study note that the risk factor for stunting is a child factor that is good appetite being a

protective variable with a significance value of p = 0,000, OR 0.289 (0.185-0.480). Factors for breastfeeding

(frequency of breastfeeding), p = 0.013, OR 1.99 (1.148-3.173). The conclusion is that the risk factor for

stunting is breastfeeding. The suggestion is that education about good breastfeeding practices among ethnic

Bugis caregivers needs to be done at the family level.

Author Biography

Sirajuddin1,2,6, Saifuddin Sirajuddin3 , Veny Hadju3 , Toto Sudargo4 , Rudy Hartono1,6, Agustian Ipa1,6, Sharifah Intan Zainun Sharif Ishak5

1 Associate Professor in Nutrition and Dietetic Department Health Polytechnic Makassar, Indonesia, 2 Student Doctoral of Public Health Hasanuddin University, Indonesia, 3 Professor in Nutrition Department, Faculty Public Health, Hasanuddin University, Indonesia, 4Associate Professor in Health and Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health, Gajah Mada University, Indonesia, 5 Lecturer in Nutrition Department of Management and Sciences University, Malaysia, 6 Center of Excellence Science and Technology in Urban Health

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Sirajuddin1,2,6, Saifuddin Sirajuddin3 , Veny Hadju3 , Toto Sudargo4 , Rudy Hartono1,6, Agustian Ipa1,6, Sharifah Intan Zainun Sharif Ishak5. (2020). Complemetary Feeding Practices Influences of Stunting Children in Buginese Ethnicity. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1257-1263. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i3.10563